Prices of fruits, vegetables remain stable

ISLAMABAD: The prices of fruits and vegetables overall remained stable with minor fluctuation in price of some items in the federal capital here on Thursday.

According to the Islamabad Market Committee Price List issued here, the prices of various fruits and vegetables showed no major difference from the price list of the previous week.

According to price list, potato was sold at Rs 25 per kilogram, Onion Rs 34, Tomato Rs 45, Ginger Rs 100, Garlic (China) Rs 296, Garlic Local 370, Lemon Rs 58, Pumpkin Rs 52, Brinjal Rs 50, Peas Rs 54, Fresh Bean Rs 55, Tinda Walaiti (Imported gourd small) Rs 24, Cucumber Rs 25, Capsicum Rs 85/60, Green Chilli Rs 56, Cauliflower Rs 25/18, Cabbage Rs 28, Bitter Gourd Rs 125, Green Zucchini Rs 95, Spinach Rs 14/10, Raddish Rs 14, Turnip Rs 25, Yam Rs 70, Maroo Rs 22, Carrot Rs 23, Chicken Rs 127 and Egg per dozen Rs 110.

Likewise, the rates of fruits per kilogram of high and medium quality in Islamabad are as follows: Apple (kala kalo) Rs 120/90, Apple Golden Rs 100/60, Apple White Rs 90/55, Apple China Rs 150/120, Banana Pak Rs 88/48, Guava 92/50, Pomegranate Rs 182/130, Musumi Rs 155/115, Shakri Rs 172/115, Kino Rs 65/40, Fruiter Rs 100/60, Pear China Rs 145/120 and Red blood oranges Rs 160/115.

The people are asked to ensure that they purchased vegetables and fruits as per rate list and inform authorities at 051-4867762 in case of any compliant against shopkeepers.